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Steve Keen & Lex Fridman

Steve Keen: Marxism, Capitalism, and Economics | Lex Fridman Podcast #303 [ 19/July/22 ] Great work – thanks again Lex. Steve has impressed me for many years, and I spent quite a bit of time playing with his software Minsky … Continue reading

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Probable Population dynamics

Climate change thoughts THOUGHTS…?Which seems more likely to you…?— A smooth decrease in population growth, leading to a smooth decrease in population numbers, over the next 100+ years?— Abrupt, sharp collapse of human population numbers, possibly soon? [ 17/July/22 ] … Continue reading

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How likely is it that we have a future

How likely do you think the chances are that our high tech civilization will last? [ 12/July/22 ] My best estimate is slightly better than even chances – about 60/40. And that requires that most people are able to get … Continue reading

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Nihilistic Design and Tao

Daniel’s link to a consilience project update Technology is Not Values Neutral: Ending the Reign of Nihilistic Design“ [ 12/July/22 ] Hi Daniel, I just read the opening highlighted summary, and while it is all true in a sense, it … Continue reading

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Change one thing in the world

If you could change one thing in the world, what would it be? [ 4/July/22 ] I would have everyone taught this set of ideas at the earliest age possible, and repeatedly with greater detail and nuance: 1/ That the … Continue reading

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Lex interviews Demis Hassabis

Demis Hassabis: DeepMind – AI, Superintelligence & the Future of Humanity | Lex Fridman Podcast #299 [ 2/July/22 ] Brilliant interview (again) – thanks Lex. For Demis: For me, the best definition of life is recursive levels of “search”, across … Continue reading

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Nihilism and design

Daniels S posted a link to a new consilience project post. Technology is Not Values Neutral: Ending the Reign of Nihilistic Design [ 29/June/22 ] Kind of – but to me it is a very biased view. Yes -certainly, in … Continue reading

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A new page on Epistemology and survival

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On Politics

Added a new Page above:https://tedhowardnz.wordpress.com/political-action/on-politics/

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Facebook link to Greenpeace – Stop the Feedlots

[ 17/June/22 ] Feedlots, in and of themselves, are not the problem. If done well, feedlots can eliminate the problem.If done badly, they can make the problem worse. The issue is not feedlots in and of themselves as a concept, … Continue reading

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